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British reporters deny ‘aiding terrorists’ in work for Al Jazeera in Egypt

TV journalists Dominic Kane and Sue Turton speak out against Egyptian court charge of conspiring with terrorists

Two British journalists accused of aiding terrorists while reporting for Al Jazeera in Egypt last year spoke out against the case for the …

Limited cabinet reshuffle imminent: PM

Limited cabinet reshuffle imminent: PM

Prime Minister Hazem El-Beblawi  (AFP Photo)

Prime Minister Hazem El-Beblawi
(AFP Photo)

The post of defence minister may become vacant if Defence Minister Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi runs for presidency, according to Prime Minister Hazem El-Beblawi.

The prime minister said that a cabinet reshuffle is set to …

Cairo court sentences 16 protesters to prison

Cairo court sentences 16 protesters to prison

Students who support the Muslim Brotherhood clash with Egyptian riot policemen surrounding the entrance of Azhar University in Cairo on Dec. 27, 2013.  (Khaled Desouki/AFP)

Students who support the Muslim Brotherhood clash with Egyptian riot policemen surrounding the entrance of Azhar University in Cairo on Dec. 27, 2013.
(Khaled Desouki/AFP)

Sixteen Muslim Brotherhood supporters were sentenced to five years in prison with hard labour after …

Cairo court acquits Al Jazeera cameraman, 61 others

Cairo court acquits Al Jazeera cameraman, 61 others

Supporters of deposed president Mohammed Morsi hold a picture of him during a rally in Cairo's Ramsis square under the Six of October bridge on July 15, 2013. (AFP Photo)

Supporters of deposed president Mohammed Morsi hold a picture of him during a rally in Cairo’s Ramsis square under the Six of October bridge on July 15, 2013.
(AFP Photo)

The North Cairo Criminal Court has acquitted 62 defendants charged …

UN urges Egypt to release foreign journalists, including Peter Greste

High commissioner for human rights concerned at ‘vague charges’ used to detain 20 al-Jazeera journalists